October 20, 2014


Algeria's DJEZZY deploys ALU's Microwave Packet Radios for Backhaul

Algeria's DJEZZY OTA, a division of Vimpelcom, is deploying Alcatel-Lucent's 9500 Microwave Packet Radio solution to upgrade its mobile backhaul network. Alcatel-Lucent will also be providing DJEZZY (OTA) with its 7705 SAR A and SAM 5620.

Microwave is more cost effective and practical for remote regions of the country. The MPR will be deployed in four zones out of a total"......

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October 17, 2014


Mobile Industry Embraces GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate Growth of Internet of Things

Mobile 360-Middle East

At the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference in Dubai, the GSMA announced that leading mobile operators AT&T, Etisalat, NTT DOCOMO, Telefónica and Vodafone Group alongside SIM and module manufacturers Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Morpho (Safran), Oberthur Technologies,"......

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October 16, 2014


Ooredoo Algérie's 3G ++ ranked first in North Africa

Ericsson ‘s official classification NetQB (Network Quality Benchmark) ranked the 3G++ network of Ooredoo Algérie first in North Africa in terms of throughput for the first three quarter of 2014, Ooredoo said Wednesday in a statement.

"Thanks to achievements in common with its equipment supplier Ericsson, Ooredoo Algérie is also distinguished by being"...

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October 14, 2014


GSMA Announces Device and Application Connectivity Efficiency Guidelines to Accelerate the Internet of Things

The GSMA today announced the publication of guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market that outline how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks in the most intelligent and efficient way. The report, ‘IoT Device Connection Efficiency Guidelines,’ has received the backing of leading mobile operators including AT&T, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, KT Corporation, Orange, NTT DOCOMO, Tata Teleservices Ltd., Telefónica, Telenor Connexion"...

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October 13, 2014


New GSMA Study Reveals over Half of Citizens in the Arab States Now Subscribe to Mobile Networks

More than half of the population across the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa are now subscribed to a mobile service, presenting the region with a unique opportunity to use mobile technology to drive social and economic growth. According to the GSMA’s new report, “Arab States: Mobile Economy 2014”, there were 195 million unique mobile subscribers in the region at the end of 2013, a penetration rate of 53 per cent of the total population. Total mobile connections1 in the region stood at 404 million"...

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October 6, 2014


BringCom Receives $1.1 Million in Orders for New Programs

(ME NewsWire)-- BringCom Incorporated, a leader in supplying innovative communications services, announced it has been awarded new contracts in the last three months valued at $1.1 million. The awards call for BringCom to provide managed fiber optic, wireless and satellite circuit services to new and current governmental and commercial customers operating in Africa, Europe and the United States.


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September 24, 2014


ZTE Welcomes Withdrawal of Patent Claim Before UK Court

Vringo Inc. has withdrawn another infringement claim against ZTE Corporation before the UK High Court of Justice Chancery Division court.

The patent in question (EP (UK) 1 808 029), relating to mobile communication standards, was asserted by Vringo to be one of its strongest Standard Essential Patent (SEP) claims in its patent portfolio, and a key part of the litigation"...

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